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News Climate Change Energy Environment
May 22, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
China’s decision ban recyclable waste imports is resulting in some U.S. cities beginning to burn or bury recyclable material rather than pay the higher prices to recycling companies.
May 21, 2019
By Sarah Lott
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has decided to permit Massachusetts biotech firm AquaBounty to begin importing genetically modified Atlantic salmon eggs to be raised at its private, land-based facilities.
May 17, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Setting up what is certain to be a bruising showdown with Congress over Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 spending, President Donald Trump’s budget proposal recommends significant funding reductions in science programs at a slew of federal agencies.
May 14, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law sweeping oil and gas legislation which that allows imposing greater restrictions on new oil and gas exploration in the state than a proposition voters rejected in a 2018 election referendum.
May 13, 2019
By Ronald Stein
With present technology, renewable energy sources can’t replace energy from deep earth minerals and fuels. Global economies increase, not decrease, their use of fossil fuels each year.
May 10, 2019
By Alan Carlin
Climate policies vary greatly by country.
May 9, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
The Northern Indiana Public Service Co. filed a plan with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to remove coal from its electric power mix by 2028 and replace it primarily with electricity generated by solar power.
May 8, 2019
By Duggan Flanakin
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ issued a final wetlands permit to PolyMet Mining, authorizing the company to discharge dredge and fill material into 901 acres, as part of the construction and operation of the NorthMet copper mine.
May 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), an agency within the U.S. Department of the Interior, is proposing to remove gray wolves from protection under the 1973 Endangered Species Act in the lower 48 states.
May 6, 2019
By Duggan Flanakin
Two federal agencies issued permits to allow Hudbay Minerals Inc. to build and operate its proposed Rosemont copper mine in Pima County, Arizona.